About This Show

Set in the time of the Napoleonic wars, Quality Street is a tale of romance, enchantment and the transformative power of love. As snow falls in Quality Street, Dr Valentine Brown enlists in the army, leaving Miss Phoebe Throssel broken-hearted. Undaunted, she and her sister Susan set up a school and resign themselves to a life of algebra, headaches and unruly pupils. Ten years pass and a victorious army returns from the Battle of Waterloo. A ball is thrown in their honour, but the years have taken their toll and Phoebe’s dancing days are done. At the ball, every soldier is entranced by a mysterious beauty whom no one has seen before. Will Captain Brown also fall under her spell, or is it still possible to right the wrongs of a decade ago? Quality Street explores a favourite theme of Barrie’s – the possibility of second chances – in a touching, magical and poignant account of love delayed but not lost.

Show Details

Dates: Opening Night: 31 May 2023 Final Performance: 03 June 2023


Paula Lane Phoebe Throssel
Aron Julius Valentine Brown
Jelani D'Aguilar Fanny/Isabella/Sandra
Alice Imelda Charlotte Parrat/Jo
Alicia McKenzie Mary Willoughby/Lotte
Alex Moran Ensign Blades/Arthur/Brenda
Louisa-May Parker Susan Throssel
Jamie Smelt Recruiting Sergeant/Georgy/Lieutenant Spicer
Gilly Tompkins Patty/Barbara